I "met" Ann from Designer Stitch while I was testing the Bridget for her and she's so sweet. She loves sewing, designing, and helping women look/feel beautiful. Her patterns are amazing and I have been not-so-patiently waiting for her to release the Eleni ever since she first started talking about it. I love it so much! … Continue reading The Eleni Top from Designer Stitch
I'm so excited to be a part of this beautiful Sewing Up Spring blog tour hosted by Tibeca from Sewing by Ti! I love beauty and newness that spring brings and what better way to enjoy it all than to sew a new floral top that you can look amazing in for any occasion? Last fall … Continue reading Sewing Up Spring: Fun Floral Fashion!
If you've been following my blog, you've probably noticed that there hasn't been much to follow lately. I've been so busy with a toddler and Christmas and then post-Christmas that I haven't had time for sewing, let alone blogging about what I (haven't been) sewing. Fortunately testing the Bridget Top from Designer Stitch was the … Continue reading Bridget Top from Designer Stitch Patterns
We have several cast iron skillets and those handles get HOT! so I made some little sleeves to slide over them. They're so cute and easy! They're also a good use for some of that left over scrap fabric you've been hoarding "just in case...". You will need a little bit of fabric, a little … Continue reading Super Easy Pot Handle Sleeves
A lace or sequin overlay is a really easy way to add some extra pizzazz to a shirt. It takes your sewing to a new level and people will not believe that you made it yourself. The first thing you need to do is figure out where you want to add the overlay and cut … Continue reading Adding a Lace or Sequin Overlay
You don't always need to go to a fabric store to get some fabric you want. You can use RTW (ready to wear) clothes from a store to repurpose into something more comfortable or in your size. The first thing you need to do is buy some leggings a few sizes too big. Wash the … Continue reading Using Store-Bought Leggings to Make More Comfortable Leggings
Laela Jeyne Patterns recently updated the Sasha Collection and I had the pleasure of testing it out. There are so many combinations! The customization options include: -two bodice options: a faux wrap front or a button up front -four sleeve lengths: sleeveless, short sleeves, 3/4 sleeves, and long sleeves -an elastic or drawstring waist -a blouse option … Continue reading Testing the Sasha Collection from Laela Jeyne Patterns